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Jeff Tech"The School of Choice"
Aerial view of Jeff Tech Campus

Our School

The Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational-Technical School (JEFF TECH) is a comprehensive career and technical high school offering exceptional training in 14 technical training areas. We offer core high school academics alongside CTE and Cooperative Education programs.

Jeff Tech also offers a wide range of adult education opportunities, including full-time, short-term, and online programs. Our Adult Education program provides career training and certifications, which empower graduated adults to become more marketable in the workplace.. 

Our Mission

Jeff Tech's mission is to ensure our students:

  • Graduate with industry-recognized credentials
  • Acquire training in emerging career trends
  • Attain placement in a high-demand career
  • Receive the opportunity for additional educational experience

Joint Operating Committee

The Jeff Tech Joint Operating Committee is comprised of representatives from our four sending school districts. Our board members work together to ensure our students receive the best education possible. The board meets together regularly to make decisions regarding school policies, budget allocations, and program goals.

Our Joint Operating Committee meets every month at 6:00 p.m. We encourage parents and community members to attend.

2018–2019 Board Members

Board members pose together in the library
Front row, left to right: Deneen Evans, Roberta Ganoe, Dr. Fred Park, Jeff Ginther. Back row: John Alcorn, Solicitor; George Powers; Dr. Thomas Lesniewski, Chief School Administrator; Dr. James Brown; Dr. Barry Fillman, Jeff Tech Director; Sam Armagost; Jeff Madinger, Sr.

Brockway Representatives:

  • Dr. James Brown
  • Jeffery Ginther
  • Robert Cherubini (Alternate)

Brookville Representatives:

  • Dr. Fred Park (Chairperson)
  • Roberta Ganoe
  • Don Gill (Alternate)

DuBois Representatives:

  • Jeff Madinger, Sr.
  • Sam Armagost
  • Patricia Fish (Alternate)

Punxsutawney Representatives:

  • Deneen Evans
  • George Powers
  • Dr. Jeanne Martino-McAllister (Alternate)


  • R. Edward Ferraro
  • John Alcorn

Jeff Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Barry Fillman, Administrative Director (814) 653.8265 ext. 119.  EOE/ADA  The Jefferson County-DuBois AVTS open-records officer is Sherry Hasselman, business manager. Please view contact, procedures, and fee information here.